Security bugs can make or break any form of software or project. Cryptocurrencies are no exception in this regard. Various bugs and exploits have been discovered and addressed in recent years. The Monero developers will address another issue in a future update. This wallet bug relates to coinbase transactions and can pose some inconveniences for service providers and exchanges.
Another Monero Update is Required
Maintaining the code of a cryptocurrency project is a continuous job. Not a day goes by without changes or improvements to be added. Sometimes, a new bug will rear its head and developers will spend a lot of time trying to address it in a swift manner. Monero has seen many updates because of its active ongoing development, and a new patch for the project will be issued on April 6.
To put this in perspective, the Monero Vulnerability Response workgroup has been notified of a wallet bug. This particular “issue” would affect coinbase transactions. While it will not allow anyone to double-spend XMR funds, it is still a…